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you agree with speaker boehner, repeal of obamacare with this election, with his re-election, is dead? >> no. as a physician i can tell you that the reason -- we're not opposed to the president's health care law because of the election, we're opposed because it is bad policy and bad for the patients across this land. we actually must get a handle on this spending in this country and in order to do that, it has to be through medicare and medicaid reform an social security reform, all three programs under current law are destined for fewer. we need fundamental reforms to save and strengthen and secure the programs for this generation and, future generations, that is what really -- >> the election, yes, you still have the majority in the house but you lost the election on the presidential level, and you will not kill obamacare for the next four years. >> what at the election said is that the american people don't want unified government here in washington. they want divided government which means we have to get together and solve these remarkable challenges that we have, but they have to
-hanger. the election races that are still too close to call one week after the election -- after the election. happiness located? who owns it? who keeps it? if we fall down; if we fail; where can we fall back to, to that place where we are most happy? we think about these things when we make tillamook ice cream. the purer, the happier, the very center... of happiness. >>> 60s and 70s by the coast. looks good it today and tomorrow. >>> recovery efforts are underway in italy after heavy rains and strong winds left many areas under water. at least four people have died because of the storm. one person was also brought to safety by a helicopter after getting stuck in rising waters. both caught on tape being swept away by strong currents. officials say venice, the lagoon city, is 70% under water and floodwaters have reached their highest levels since 1872. >>> new from syria this morning, chaos and panic in the streets after a second day of air strikes with the border with turkey. yesterday 20 people were reportedly killed -- were reported killed av air attacks in the same area. the violence there
close to call on election night. nearly all the votes announced that they boat him 50 to 49.1%. the margin is large enough to avoid an am commuter readout and -- computer readout and romney campaign spokesperson declined to comment. by capturing the 29 electoral votes. president obama 332 electoral votes, mitt romney 206. >>> florida's governor wants to know why the wait was so long at many polling places. more than eight and a half million people vote florida. some waited four hours or longer to caste ballots. >> rick scott looked for ways to streamline the process. >>> there are complaints of voting fraud in the u.s. virgin islands. the attorney general is investigating the allegations. the office did not specify the complaints received. voters in the u.s. virgin islands elected the house of representatives. >>> in a race for district seven seat remains up in the air. through six round of rank choice voting. board of education president has 381 votes. labor leader fx crawly has 11,352 votes. that's a difference of 29 votes. the department of elections hopes to finish count
that the election is over this is washington's next fight. tackling the nation's debt. expiring tax cuts, massive layoffs, it's hanging over the heads of the most powerful in the nation's capitol. >> right now if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up. >> reporter: the stakes haven't be higher. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says ignoring this fiscal crisis could throw merck back into a recession. john boehner called on the president to lead. >> this is his moment to engage the congress and work towards a solution that can pass both chambers. >> reporter: for the first time there looks to be signs of cooperation. a willingness to negotiate to find a solution. >> i'm not weighted to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: the president invited congressional leaders of both parties to begin working on a plan. any balanced plan to reduce the deficit must ask the wealthiest of americans to pay more. in washington, jacqueline fell, ktvu, c
the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how
that have passed of. even after the 2010 election, her party lost 63% but she was reelect the democratic leader and she's about to make an announcement. let's listen in to the hughes minority leader speaking -- to the house minority leader speaking. >> okay. i think that means most are coming. more are coming. yesterday, when we gathered her, i began my comments standing here with our new members of congress by saying a picture is worth a thousand words. i said and i stand now that this picture is worth millions of vote. millions of votes. millions of women's vote that it took to re-elect president obama. [ cheers ] >> yay! >> reporter: millions of women's votes who helped us elect a record number of women to the congress of the united states. recall as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future of the empower important. these women are part of the most diverse caucus in the history of the world. the first time that a parliamentary body would have a body led by women and its strength and we're very, very proud because of that. i said yesterday, we did not have the
, and the federal unemployment benefit extension. some believe that negotiations come so soon after the election that it may put pressure on republicans to compromise. "it's going to be a disaster if it doesn't get done, and the blame will be on them. they have to compromise - something they didn't do in the last session." when pressed for details as to what ground republicans could give in negotiations, house speaker boehner declined, saying he didn't want to be "boxed in." greece is a country on the brink. greek officials needs a bailout to pay off debts this week, but eurozone leaders are delaying their decision on turning over the money. nonetheless, according to one report, economists believe the worst may be over for the crisis in the eurozone. economists are watching signs such as a rise in the european stock market. it's stress-test time again. the federal reserve is asking big banks to hand over balance sheets by january 7th. stress tests monitor the amount of capital financial institutions have on hand to make sure banks could weather an economic storm. the fed says 19 of the largest b
. >> i remember the night of elections i was checking those polls constantly. and now there is a fact -- and now there's another situation that we have to be ready for, it's a little disappointing. >> jerry brown is expected to be at the meeting in long beach. >>> and gavin newsom praised the board for the decision. he said -- >>> the new ferry service between south san francisco and the east bay needs to boost rider -- ridership if it is going to continue to get local transit subsidies. >>> more americans are expected to travel for the thanksgiving holiday this year compared to last year but aaa says the trips will be shorter. aaa just released its annual thanksgiving travel forecast and they predict that 43 million americans will travel at least 50 miles from home. that's up almost 1% from 2011. rape expects gas prices to keep dropping through the thanksgiving holiday. >>> good afternoon to you. a warmer day is shaping up around the bay area. ample sunshine outside our doors from the coast to mt. diablo. just a few high clouds passing through. that's really about it. mostly sunny sk
to get back to work. >> reporter: with the election in the rear view mirror, the focus in washington is back on efforts to avoid the economically devastating fiscal cliff. >> we just go over the cliff and let the policies stay in effect are we're basically going to undo the recovery. >> reporter: the cliff amounts to $7 trillion in spending cuts and tax increases over the next decade. the treat of these painful cuts, set to begin on january 1st is part of a deal congress and the president made last year to force them to agree on a long-term deficit reduction plan. >> this is an unprecedented scenario that congress has basically put a gun to its own head and said if we don't act we're going to shoot ourselves. >> reporter: so far, that long-term plan hasn't materialized. the biggest chunk of the cliff, the bush tax cuts. they are also a big sticking point democrats insist cuts for families making $250,000 more must end. >> we're serious about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in ta
department only says it is reviewing what voters decided on election day. in oakland, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> greens are 50s, yellows are 70s so you get the picture. temperatures are starting to warm. temperatures continue to warm into the next 24 hours. so when i come back 10:45 we're going to talk about the door opening up. we have some rain in the future. i'll have all the details in that we'll see you back here in just a few minutes. >>> the world series champions san francisco giants are winners again. president and ceo larry baird was given an award by the university of san francisco. california prize for service and common good was given to the team's work. baird brought along the world series trophy and willie mays was there. >>> the addition following last week's election. >>> and a washington sex scandal, the home federal agents surrounded tonight as part of their investigation. >>> fbi agents tonight went to the north carolina home of the former mistress of now resigned cia director david petraeus. about 10 agents carried containers into the home in charlotte. paula broad
of just 21 votes. election workers say there are 3,000 provisional ballots to count. >>> we're hearing that some people who registered to vote at dmv offices found themselves not able to vote. the federal motor voter law enacted in 1995 requires the dmv to offer people the ability to vote. >>> a memorial will be scheduled held for david beanie will be sold -- will be held saturday. a memorial ceremony was held last week for strobel at the airport. >> that wreath was laid by president obama at the tomb of the unknowns. he size america will never forget the sacrifices made by veterans or interest family -- or their families. the president praised the 9/11 soldiers. >>> the mission solano shelter is dedicating a flagpole as part of its tribute to homeless victims. one/fifth are homeless victims. a fly over capped off the dedication ceremony. almost 2,000 people showed up for yesterday's event. the memorial features granite slab, each representing a branch of the military. names of veterans, some who made the ultimate sacrifice are engraved. they are still taking engraving orders. we have
the election. they are asking to be remove so they can file a new government. the white house has promised if a particular meets 2 5,000 signatures it will issue a response. so far there are more than 3 5,000 signatures. >>> on thanksgiving day, you may have to choose between sitting down to a hot dinner and desert and going shopping for hot deals. toys-r-us is among the latest that will open 8:00 p.m. thursday night. they made some of their announcements and k-mart plans on opening at 6:00 thursday morning. they will stay open and then take a dinner break. they will reopen and stay open until three friday morning. the commercial season kicks off thursday. coming off 7 eleven why you may be paying a higher price... >> they are standing in line to get one of the hottest games of the year. this was the scene in san francisco where 400 people lined up at game stop. they waited for the new call of duty black ops 2 and it features plenty of weapons and some zombies. >> all the guys who come in, they love to play the game, they will play the game all night long. .. >> some people showed up as e
's a different story. >> reporter: even the white house wasn't told until after the election. >> one of his top people is subject to compromise. >> what's surprising about the petraeus incident is in some ways his mr. clean imagine which was eroded. >> reporter: jack sintrine knows this is hardly the first time a powerful washington figure has been involved in a sex scandal. but few have been so far reaching stretching from washington to central command in florida to afghanistan. >> how do all of these things sort of accumulate and add to public cynicism and public mistrust of leadership and institutions that in the long haul need to be trusted. >> reporter: general allen was on track to become supreme nato ally commander. that is on hold while the petraeus scandal is investigated. >>> the white house has said it has postponed consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand al
take on why he lost the election to president obama. during a phone call with top donors to his campaign, the former republican presidential candidate said that president obama won reelection by offering what romney called gifts to minorities and young voters. romney said the president's campaign focused on things like free contraception to get young women to vote for him, and amnesty for children of illegal immigrant to get latinos to the polls. >>> hostess says it could be farewell to twinkies. why the company says striking workers need to return to work today. >> also now that marijuana is legal in two state, what's going to happen to people who drive after smoking it? for the products they make; for them being in the right place at the right time for over 100 years making tillamook cheese from tillamook, oregon; for these farmers never wavering we stand for that. >>> hostess says all of the 17,000 workers might be out of a job strikes workers do not come back. they will file for liquidation if employees are not back to work by 2 this afternoon. they filed for bankruptcy last
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